Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Gardenia jasminoides J.Ellis 

Family: Rubiaceae Genus: Gardenia Species: Gardenia jasminoides J.Ellis 






Synonym Gardenia florida L.,  Gardenia jasminoides Flower Color White
Common Name Jasmin, Gandhraj Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Gardenia, Cape Jasmine Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Kaboklei Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1200 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Six-winged berry, oval in shape and fruits are ovoid 2.5- 4.5 cm long, 1.5 -2 cm in diameter
Habitat Occurs in ornamental purposes and also cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, China, Taiwan, Japan and Myanmar Bark Details Greyish bark and dark green shiny
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Small trees, to 8 m high, bark 0.64 cm, greyish-brown, smooth; blaze dull yellow; exudation bright yellow resinous; branches and branchlets virgate, young parts pubescent Leaf Details Leaves are 2-6 cm long narrowed and pointed at both ends, shining and short petioled and stipulate

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details